Comparing the 2019 Volvo XC40 vs. Lexus NX is only natural when you're seeking top-tier luxury. After closer comparison, you'll notice that these two luxury SUVs are not as similar as they seem.


2019 Volvo XC40


2019 Lexus NX





City MPG



Highway MPG


6.2 Seconds

0 - 60 MPH

7.2 Seconds

Even with more horsepower beneath the hood and greater acceleration from standstill, Volvo's exceptional engineering and lightweight bodywork provide stronger efficiency scores than the 2019 Lexus NX can muster.

Whether taking a long journey from Houston or changing lanes between Dallas and San Antonio, you'll be glad you're behind the wheel of a Volvo SUV.

Interior Space and Versatility

2019 Volvo XC40


2019 Lexus NX

25 Cubic Feet

Standard Cargo Volume

17.7 Cubic Feet

57.5 Cubic Feet

Maximum Cargo Volume

54.6 Cubic Feet

39 Inches

First-Row Headroom

38.2 Inches

8.3 Inches

Ground Clearance

6.9 Inches

Volvo SUV vs. Lexus SUV: Technology

Both the 2019 Volvo XC40 and 2019 Lexus NX market themselves as luxury crossovers, but only the Volvo lives up to that reputation by offering the following highly desirable features:

  • 13-Speaker Sound System: The Harman Kardon premium audio system fills your cabin with rich audio through 13 speakers, air-ventilated subwoofer, and Air Woofer Technology.
  • 12.3-Inch Digital Driver Display: Shows everything from navigation to road signs and actually adapts around your use.
  • 360-Degree Surround View Camera: Provides a handy bird's-eye view for safer and simpler low-speed maneuvering.
2019 Volvo XC40 Camera

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